Proposal Tools

Budget Development

Budget Categories (PDF Presentation)

This document includes descriptions, tools, and links associated with Salaries and Wages, Fringe Benefits, Equipment, Travel, Participant Support Costs, Sub-Awards, Other Direct Costs, Facilities and Administrative Costs (Indirect Costs), and Other Budget Considerations.

USF postdoctoral salary caps are adapted from NIH and can be found here.

Fringe Rates

CAS Budget Template/Worksheet

  • The USFRI Excel Budget Template/Worksheet can help you to compute your budget.
  • For specific information related to fringe benefit rates, tuition rates, and per diem rates (and other institutional data), please see the pdf fact sheets located under Proposal Development at FacultyOne-Stop.


See budget samples and budget justification samples completed for various funding agencies: